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Gems in Southern Wisconsin - 3

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gem Favorite Devil's Doorway

Devil's Doorway

(7) Baraboo, WI
gem Favorite The natural bridge itself.

Natural Bridge

(3) Prairie…, WI
gem Favorite Stephens Falls

Stephen's Falls

(7) Dodgeville, WI

Recommended Routes in Southern Wisconsin - 9

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Favorite Devil's Doorway
Intermediate/Difficult

Devil's Lake Loop

6.2 mi 9.9 km 1,069' Up 325.95 m Up 1,048' Down 319.54 m Down

Baraboo, WI
Favorite Ruins
Easy/Intermediate

Scuppernong Springs Nature Loop

1.6 mi 2.5 km 149' Up 45.42 m Up 151' Down 46.06 m Down

North P…, WI
Favorite One of the many pine forests.
Intermediate

Ice Age Trail: Whitewater Segment

9.0 mi 14.4 km 1,138' Up 346.81 m Up 1,138' Down 346.77 m Down

Whitewater, WI
Favorite Running on pine needles
Intermediate

MMSD Forest Loop

2.8 mi 4.5 km 277' Up 84.55 m Up 289' Down 88.17 m Down

Verona, WI
Favorite Purple flowers along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Easy/Intermediate

Kohler Dunes Cordwalk

2.9 mi 4.6 km 88' Up 26.92 m Up 89' Down 26.99 m Down

Sheboygan, WI
Favorite Family of turkeys.
Intermediate

Ice Age Trail: Lapham Peak Evergreen Grove to Hwy 18

7.1 mi 11.4 km 603' Up 183.75 m Up 603' Down 183.74 m Down

Delafield, WI
Favorite Fall leaves...
Intermediate/Difficult

Purple Loop

5.3 mi 8.6 km 325' Up 98.93 m Up 325' Down 98.95 m Down

Plymouth, WI
Favorite The natural bridge itself.
Intermediate/Difficult

Natural Bridge State Park Loop

2.6 mi 4.2 km 566' Up 172.4 m Up 566' Down 172.44 m Down

Prairie…, WI
Favorite Beautiful colors in the Fall!
Intermediate

Yellow Loop

5.6 mi 9.1 km 530' Up 161.59 m Up 529' Down 161.22 m Down

Campbel…, WI

Southern Wisconsin Hiking

  • 566 Miles 911 Kilometers of Trail
  • 9 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 81 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 116 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 13 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southern Wisconsin - 201

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32.3 mi 52.0 km #1Ice Age Trail: Kettle Moraine State Forest-Southern Unit
Intermediate/Difficult
Whitewater, WI
Intermediate/Difficult
Whitewater, WI 11 
4.8 mi 7.8 km #2Ice Age Trail: Gibraltar Rock
Intermediate
Lake Wisconsin, WI
Intermediate
Lake Wisconsin, WI 14 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #3Sugar Maple Nature Trail
Intermediate
Prairie du Chien, WI
Intermediate
Prairie du Chien, WI
4.2 mi 6.8 km #4Ice Age Trail: Lodi Marsh Segment
Intermediate/Difficult
Lodi, WI
Intermediate/Difficult
Lodi, WI
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Parfrey's Glen Trail
Intermediate
Lake Wisconsin, WI
Intermediate
Lake Wisconsin, WI 10 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #6N Trail
Easy
Shorewood Hills, WI
Easy
Shorewood Hills, WI
5.2 mi 8.3 km #7Hirsch Farm
Difficult
Platteville, WI
Difficult
Platteville, WI
3.0 mi 4.8 km #8Yellow Trail (Badger North)
Intermediate
Prairie du Sac, WI
Intermediate
Prairie du Sac, WI
0.7 mi 1.2 km #9Green Trail - Lake Loop
Intermediate
Lannon, WI
Intermediate
Lannon, WI
2.8 mi 4.5 km #10Green Trail (Badger Central)
Intermediate
Prairie du Sac, WI
Intermediate
Prairie du Sac, WI

Photos of Southern Wisconsin - 216

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A winter scene along this segment of Ice Age Trail.
Aug 17, 2015 near Verona, WI
A stop (just off the Ice Age Trail) at Mauthe Lake at sunrise, with fog rising over the relatively warm waters.
Sep 25, 2015 near Campbel…, WI
Looking east on one of the trails connecting to this segment of Ice Age Trail.
Aug 17, 2015 near Verona, WI
Devil's Doorway
Sep 27, 2017 near Baraboo, WI
Here, you're starting to get into sections of the trail with tall, gorgeous trees.
Feb 19, 2017 near Palmyra, WI
Lupine in mid-summer at Governor Nelson State Park.
Sep 7, 2017 near Shorewo…, WI
Heading east with the Wisconsin River on the left.
Oct 23, 2017 near Prairie…, WI
Gorgeous view on the West Bluff at Devil's Lake, as seen from the Ice Age Trail.
Dec 20, 2015 near Baraboo, WI